The Rise of Suburban Serviced Offices within Klang Valley: Here's the List to Check Out

Dec 3, 2018 4:41:55 PM / by Dee Shuhaida

Every human being has all sorts of needs whether they live in town or out of town. “Working alone, together” is a phrase that actually portrays the primary needs of most freelancers, startups, or digital nomads that most of the serviced offices can address. Loneliness or isolation is the reason why people are opting out from a 9-5 corporate job in a traditional office.

As for SMEs and other startups, their first concern is cost minimization while running the business especially the office rental and its utility. However, people do not want their business operation to be limited due to the tight budget. By moving into a serviced office, they can access various services such as free utility, stationary, printing machine, or even free-flowing foods and drinks. Other features are include napping rooms, phone booth, gaming room, and many more will make people feel homely while getting their work done. On top of that, the cost can be decreased more when they prefer the location to be in suburban areas due to its outstanding affordable rates.

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In Klang Valley itself, it can be noticed that people are shifting to the suburbs in which the lesser populated outlying towns in Selangor. This is the result of the significant growth of the population in Kuala Lumpur which could not be contained within its urban restrict. According to the Star, the steady suburbanization of jobs and residences has resulted in a more widely dispersed urban form with more new developments located further out from the original urban core.

With the more widespread of public transport that can easily accessible even at the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, it gives another ideal option for a perfect workspace within the suburban areas. Imagine how much transportation cost and time you can save just to go to work daily if your workplace is nearby to your house? It is not just traffic-free, but it's literally worry-free.

By connecting to the human needs aforementioned, there comes the rise of suburban serviced offices in Klang Valley. Here is the list of serviced offices in Kuala Lumpur to check out.

Sri Petaling

Sandbox Coworking Spaces

sandbox sri petalingA newbie serviced office in Kuala Lumpur, Sandbox Coworking Spaces is located in the middle of Sri Petaling business center designed especially for the young working adults which offers an open space as well as private office along with a dedicated desk. The community will be provided with the options of entry via day-passes or monthly fixed desks. Plus, residents will enjoy access to a variety of features such as 24/7 access, mail, and package handling, app-based entry and exiting, top-notch security, snacks with free-flowing coffee and a rain shower to get them to freshen up when the workloads make them gloomy.

Location:

22-1 Jalan Radin Bagus 3, Sri Petaling, 57000 KL

All Day Pass (9am to 6pm)
 RM28/day
Open Box (Dedicated Desk) RM480/month
Private Box (Suites) RM580/month

Meeting Rooms

RM38/hour (6 pax), RM79/hour (12 pax), RM98/hour (16 pax); Residents also get meeting room credits to use.

 

Puchong

CO3 Social Office

co3 social office puchong

By only looking at the picture, what comes into your mind? Yes, GOOGLE! The brand new "Google-office" of Malaysia, CO3 Social Office, is located in Puchong, a major town in the Petaling District, Selangor. It sets apart itself from the regular co-working spaces by offering SMEs, freelancers, and entrepreneurs a space that integrates work and plays which makes it as a place to unwind. This includes a suspended reading net, free yoga and photography classes, sleeping pods, and even a metal spiral slide.

Location:

2-3, Jalan Merbah 1, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47170 Puchong, Selangor

All Day Pass (9am to 6pm)
 RM90/month
Hot Desk RM600/month
Fixed Desk
RM1000/month
Meeting Rooms RM600/day (8 pax)
Event Space RM6000/day (100 pax) ;
RM3000/day (30 pax)

 

Kota Damansara

The Playground Co-Sharing Spaces

the playground kota damansara

Another coworking space which is a perfect fit for freelancers, entrepreneurs, content creators as well as students or anyone who wishes to get things done with its affordable rate of entry pass. By just spending RM17 at this space, you may enjoy a free flow of tea, coffee, fruit-water, snacks, ice-cream & etc. - 100Mbps Internet - Multiple plug points for a one whole day. As mentioned by the Playground Co-sharing Space, “You can stay for as long as you want. Unlike in cafés, you don’t need to pay for food/beverage just to feel ‘entitled’ to stay and work in a space” gives the overview of its concept that it is designed with comfort and homely atmosphere in mind.

Location:

Dataran Sunway, 3-3, Jalan PJU 5/10, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Entry Pass (9am to 6pm)
 RM12.50/one half hour
Entry Pass (9am to 6pm)  RM17/more than one half hour
Entry Pass (after 6pm)
RM10/entry

 

Gombak

Blockspace

blockspace gombak

The rarest location that you can find a place to work. This space is part of the brainchild of blockchain enthusiasts located in the north of Kuala Lumpur which known as Gombak. It was developed in 2017 and has been operative ever since. It's not limiting itself to just offer spaces for work purposes, but it also includes cool event spaces as part of the business model. The lounge has been used by numerous users from a number of small events to big occasions such as birthday celebration, corporate event, and creative brainstorming. The lounge is situated to face the greater Kuala Lumpur and offers beautiful scenery that is even more captivating during the night. Looking for a place that can run a performance? Here it has a training room for more than 150 audiences with a theater seating arrangement such as in the Coliseum.

Location:

No. 59-G, 59-1, 59-2, 60-1,, Lorong Perusahaan Ringan 1, Kawasan Perusahan Ringan Seri Gombak,, Batu Caves, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor

Hot Desk RM200/month
Dedicated Desk RM450/month
Meeting Rooms RM900/day (16 pax)
Training & Workshop Spaces RM1200/day (50 pax) ;
RM2800/day (170 pax)
Event Spaces RM200/hour (50 pax) ;
RM2500/day (50 pax)

 

Damansara Heights

Common Ground

common ground damansara heights

Once you enter into this space, you will be feeling calm with the chill vibe the space exudes with the combination of green and wood furniture. Work worry-free in this space that comes equipped with ergonomic furniture, high-speed wifi connectivity, CCTV security, onsite print/copy services and its just 2 minutes walking distance from the nearby MRT station. The community is treated as a whole big family in which space will provide day to day mini activities which are fun, informative and interactive such as yoga, nourishment talk, games and many more. They are also accessible to a modern pantry, exclusive lounges, and discussion rooms. More than the entire space’s functionality, its high interior design may just inspire your next great idea. For a minimum of one-month rental, you have the option of working on a hot desk or a fixed desk.

Location:

Penthouse, 16-1, Level 16 Wisma UOA Damansara 2, No 6, Changkat Semantan, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Hot Desk RM499
Dedicated Desk RM899
Private Offices RM4396/month (4 Pax)

 

Subang Jaya

Worq

From an elite area, Worq has expanded its location to Subang Jaya, well-connected to the cities of Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam and the townships of Petaling Jaya. By still maintaining its signature space concept which is designed with the millennial in mind, this office boasts huge windows, a large open space, and break amenities. Enjoy access to the games room, private gym, sleeping pods, lounge area, and fully- stocked pantry with free-flowing coffee. The office also has mail handling and dispatch services.

Either conducting small casual workshops or big seminar events in this contemporary space, the event space can fit up to 120 pax, it comes with full privacy and collaborative design. The event space is fully equipped with a full audio system, projector, lighting, recording capabilities, and high-speed Wifi. The configuration of space is fully customization to suit your event needs.

Location:

Unit 2-1, Level 2, The Podium, Tower 3, UOA Business Park No, 1, Jalan Pengaturcara U1/51a, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor

Hot Desk RM300/month
Dedicated Desk RM600/month
Training & Workshop Spaces RM380/hour (120 pax)

 

Klang

Collective Workspace

Location:

22-B Jalan Bayu Tinggi 5, Port Klang, Malaysia

All Day Pass (9.30am - 7.30pm) RM25/day
3 Hours Pass RM15/three hour
1 Month Pass RM250/month

 

Bandar Utama

H Space

Location:

Menara KPMG, 8, First Avenue, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Hot Desk RM390/month
Dedicated Desk RM590/month
Meeting Rooms RM360/day (6 pax) ;
RM600/day (20 pax)
Event Spaces RM1600/day (100 pax)

 

Shah Alam

KCX Social Office

Location:

67-1, Jalan Setia Utama AT U13/AT, Setia Alam, Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor

Virtual Offices RM100/month
Hot Desk RM300/month
Dedicated Desk RM550/month
Meeting Rooms RM60/hour (6 pax)

 

Petaling Jaya

Col-lab Coworking

Location:

T3-10-05, Icon City, Jalan SS8/39, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Hot Desk RM399/month
Fixed Desk RM549/month
Private Offices

RM1398/month (2 pax);
RM2596/month (4 pax)

 

Desa Park City

EZ Space Office, Plaza Arkadia

Location:

Block D-1-9, Plaza Arkadia, No.3, Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur.

Fixed Desk RM599/month
Hot Desk RM399/month
Virtual Offices RM199/month
Training & Workshop Spaces RM600/day (40 pax)
Private Offices RM1500/month (3 pax);
RM3000/month (6 pax)

 

Damansara Utama

Co-Labs

Location:

Level 4, The Starling Mall, No. 6, Jalan SS21/37, Damansara Uptown, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Hot Desk RM399/month
Dedicated Desk RM599/month
Meeting Rooms RM500/day (8 pax);
RM580/day (10 pax)
Event Spaces RM5800/day (100 pax)
Private Offices  RM1598/month (2 pax);
RM3196/day (4 pax);
RM4794/month (6 pax);
RM6392/month (8 pax)

 

Worry not, there are plenty more options of spaces that would suit you best. Contact our Space Expert Mayurr to book a free tour of any, or more, of the locations today!

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Dee Shuhaida
Dee Shuhaida

Dayang, also known as Dee, is the Marketing Coordinator in Malaysia for FlySpaces. She loves to travel, meet new people, read anything she can get her hands on, and is constantly expanding her knowledge of digital marketing so she can be part of sparking innovation in Southeast Asia.

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